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April 08, 2012, 06:06:11 AM
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i'm using LinuxMint-12-lisa a few days only, fully upgraded etc with ibm T40 laptop, installed bitcoin-qt as described

http://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/2645/installing-bitcoin-on-ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install bitcoin-qt

bitcoin icon appeared to Application list and available to execute, but nothing happened after start.
wallet picture appared
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April 08, 2012, 07:27:31 AM
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i'm using LinuxMint-12-lisa a few days only, fully upgraded etc with ibm T40 laptop, installed bitcoin-qt as described

http://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/2645/installing-bitcoin-on-ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install bitcoin-qt

bitcoin icon appeared to Application list and available to execute, but nothing happened after start.
wallet picture appared
Please help
You say nothing happened, but then you say the wallet picture appeared. So which is it?  Did the wallet picture appear and then disappear after a few minutes, or what?

Maybe try launching bitcoin-qt from the command line so you can see some console output and then paste that here.

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April 08, 2012, 08:27:38 AM
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Try deleting ~/.bitcoin (make sure you backup your wallet in ~/.bitcoin/wallet.dat if you've used it!) and then reopen bitcoin-qt.  I had that message when the blockchain download got interrupted on an old install.

What version does the ppa install? .6 has some speed improvements for the initial blockchain download.

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April 08, 2012, 08:48:01 AM
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Try deleting ~/.bitcoin (make sure you backup your wallet in ~/.bitcoin/wallet.dat if you've used it!) and then reopen bitcoin-qt.  I had that message when the blockchain download got interrupted on an old install.

unable rmdir ~/.bitcoin but rm * and rmdir all inside and now works ! THANKS !
You could have done 'rm -r ~/.bitcoin'  I don't think I've ever even used 'rmdir'

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What version does the ppa install? .6 has some speed improvements for the initial blockchain download.
version installed 0.6, works much faster that MSWindows version, i don't know why...

now i need to know how to copy my wallet to the directory... Smiley
You are very new to linux, aren't you? Wink

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April 08, 2012, 04:33:14 PM
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You are very new to linux, aren't you? Wink
not so new, remember some but know a little... few minutes to think and DONE, MANY THANKS !
Glad it's working for you!

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